Robert Wood

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Robert Clifton "Bob" Wood, 83, of Bay City, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at the Legacy Nursing Center in Bay City.

He was born June 19, 1921, at Peculiar, Mo., son of Leroy M. and Leta Mae Britton Wood. He and Anne Hitt were married June 19, 1949. She died July 15, 1995.

Formerly of Delta, Wood retired as a teacher and coach from Delta School District. He was a former member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church in Delta. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Bay City.

Wood served with the U.S. Army military police during the Korean War.

Survivors include two daughters, Abby Bundick of Sweeny, Texas, Beth Browning of McAllen, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and five sisters.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 4 p.m. Friday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Delta, with the Rev. Bradley Fowler officiating. Burial will be in Hitt Cemetery near Arbor, Mo.